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Polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns embroidered on white linen ground, with gilt-silver trim. Four panels with scrolling vines with flowers, birds, and butterflies; brim with scrolling flowers. Black yarns rotting out.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1575–1625

Object Place

England

Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.250

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with colored silk and gold metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes